Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health

Acute Adult Inpatient Mental Health

Provide treatment for persons suffering from acute episodes of mental illness such as:
•major depression
•bipolar affective disorder
•generalized anxiety disorder
•adjustment disorders
•suicidal behaviors

Concurrent medical and /or psychiatric disorders such as:
•chronic neurological,
•other concurrent mental illnesses.

Treatment of patients offers an interdisciplinary opportunity for individual and group therapy, support, education, family conferences, medication assessment, and electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) when appropriate. Treatment approach includes behavioral, pharmacological and psycho-social intervention.

Available to

Ages: 18 Years and Over

Patients from medical, surgical and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) areas at the University of Alberta Hospital are transferred to the inpatient units for assessments and continuity of care.

Referral needed

Patients must be assessed and referred by an admitting psychiatrist and require inpatient care.

Service providers

Licensed Practical Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Recreation Therapist, Registered Nurse, Residents, Social Workers

Service locations

Please visit the links below for more details about this service at various locations.
•University of Alberta Hospital
Units 4F3 and 4G2, Walter MacKenzie Centre, Adult Inpatient Mental Health Units
8440 112 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7; 780-407-6124 4F3, 780-407-6724 4F3, 780-407-6833 4G2, 780-407-8394 4G2

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